Data Breach Class Action

October 16, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the OrthoAlaska data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the recently announced OrthoAlaska data breach.

On October 12, 2022, OrthoAlaska detected unusual activity in its network. Promptly, steps were taken to secure the systems. An investigation was initiated with the assistance of independent cybersecurity experts. It was subsequently revealed that certain patients' personal information may have been accessed without authorization. OrthoAlaska diligently assessed impacted data, verified affected individuals' identities, and offered complimentary services. This process concluded on September 13, 2023. Emphasizing data privacy and security, OrthoAlaska has implemented preventive measures and notified potentially affected individuals of the incident.

As a result of the data breach, OrthoAlaska is offering 12 months of free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

Approximately 161,000 individuals were affected by the OrthoAlaska data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: name, date of birth, driver's license or state identification, social security number, payment card data, account number, routing number, medical data, account data, and/or health insurance data.

Additional information about the OrthoAlaska data breach may be found here: OrthoAlaska Notice of Data Incident.

Located in Anchorage, Alaska, (as well as Eagle River and Wasilla) OrthoAlaska is an integrated healthcare practice offering orthopedic, rheumatology, and primary care services. OrthoAlaska utilizes numerous medical professionals: physicians, physician assistants (including nurse practitioners), physical and occupational therapists, proficient athletic trainers, and a staff of more than 250 employees.

For more information about steps you can take to possibly reduce the chances harm arising from a data breach, please review the following article: What are some steps you can take if you've been the victim of a data breach?

If you believe you are a victim of the OrthoAlaska data breach, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit regarding this data breach, please submit your information via the form on this webpage. This website is not associated with nor authorized by OrthoAlaska or any affiliated companies.